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When Hatla Ellama took the fort of Siddhavaiam, his
enemies fled from the place unable to offer any resistance ; some
disguised themselves as snake-charmers and artisans to earn
their livelihood ; and others took refuge in hills and jungles.

m^ Cacto I.

216(a). MATLA AS AST A, SON OF ELLA.
The bards state that the Khans of Asvaraya's army -were
killed by the sword of Matla Anantaraja. Notwithstanding
all that they still remain encamped with their four-fold array
in front of the camp (of the gods) in the country of Indra
( Velupu-Rayalaslma}*

Abhiiikta'-Sgharam (**p*Hi*hff\ : JfaJ. Gezt, Or. M*t. Li*-,

A Descriptive C$fa&f*e of Tetugu Jfwr. VcL II, j>. 439;

Mae. 3ft*. 14-2-36 ff 3-4.

Ellamaraja died some time later. The palaigar* stirred
up a rebellion, taking advantage of his death. Konamarlja,
the son of Ellaniaraja, by his senior wife Dademamba, went
with an army to suppress the rebellion and was killed by the
rebels. Thereupon, Srlman Mahamctndaitsvara Ananta Deva^
coda Maharaja, another son of Ellama, by his fourth wife,
gathered troops and subdued the fSfaig&rs. He enjoyed the
llmas of Polagula-n5rftf and Pottapi together with Siddhavatam
as his amaram, and carried on the administration of Dtrrror,
Cennnr, Kamalapuram, Porumamillaf and Baddevolu.

An army of the Turutbas from the land of Mussalmaus
laid siege to Penugondajflie capital of the RIya. On the
command of Venkatapatiraya, Anantaraja marched to Penu-
gonda and put the besiegers to flight. The Raya honoured
him'mnch, and in appreciation of his services, conferred upon

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